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Archive | February, 2017

Spring term (2) Homework – Year 2

Homework will be posted on the blog every half term showing you the day it will be discussed with the children and the task. This half term there are a mixture of tasks related to the children’s learning that week or skills that they need to be practising.



Practise writing numbers in words to 100 or beyond.

e.g.     6 six      17 seventeen       24  twenty four        156 one hundred and fifty six

Extension: Write 3 one digit numbers, 3 two digit numbers and 3 three digit numbers.



Rewrite the sentences below. Underline any nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs. You could colour code them for example: Nouns-red, verbs- green, adjectives-blue and adverbs-yellow.


Floppy swam quickly in the rough sea to save his friends.

Rose took her swimming bag to the pool.

The stripy tiger went to Sophie’s house unexpectedly and ate all the delicious food.

Ext: Write your own sentences identifying the nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs.



Count in 2s, 5s, 10s and 3s

Write some multiplication and division number sentences and show your working out. Here are some examples:

2 x 5 =        3×3=         4×10=          5×5=          8×2=

12 ÷ 3 =      15 ÷ 5 =      50 ÷ 10 =     24 ÷ 2=     10÷2=

You could show your working by drawing arrays or a number line.



Write a number of different types of sentences:

A command – Put your coat on. (The verb is found at the beginning of the sentence.)

A statement – An elephant has a trunk and tusks. (Facts and information)

A question – What does a Macaw eat? (Starts with a question word)

An exclamation – What big eyes you’ve got! (starts with what or how, includes a verb and exclamation mark)


Extra activities

  • Daily reading
  • Work on Year 2 spelling patterns. Root words ending with the suffixes: ly, ness, less, ment, ful

e.g. quick – quickly  still – stillness  home – homeless      content – contentment       care – careful

  • Practise adding and taking away 2 digit numbers e.g. 24 + 17 =       28 – 15=


Please bring the homework books back during the week beginning 20th March 2017 to be marked.